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The phonetic and tonal structure of Kikuyu

Lilias Eveline Armstrong

The phonetic and tonal structure of Kikuyu

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Published by Published for the International Institute of African Languages & Cultures by the Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English


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Statementby Lilias E. Armstrong.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 87/7262 (P)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxviii, 363 p.
Number of Pages363
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2175766M
LC Control Number88953043

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After a spell at the University of Hamburg and teaching at her alma mater she returned to the UK, firstly to. The phonetic and tonal structure of Kikuyu. Armstrong, Lilias Eveline, d. London: Published for the International African Institute of African Languages & Cultures by the Oxford University Press.

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Kikuyu or Gikuyu (Kikuyu: Gĩkũyũ) is a language of the Bantu family spoken primarily by the Kikuyu people (Agĩkũyũ) of ing about 6 million (22% of Kenya's population), they are the largest ethnic group in Kenya. Kikuyu is spoken in the area between Nyeri and is one of the five languages of the Thagichu subgroup of the Bantu languages, which stretches from Kenya.

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